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Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Araki-Kawaguchi, Kiik, 1983-
Lee, Jean (Jean Y.)
A Pound of Dirt in Spoonfuls is a collection of essays that seeks to tell stories about the body in interaction with the world, our environment, and other bodies both physical and celestial. A hybrid experimentation, Spoonfuls includes prose, poetry, and visual images to examine grief, intimacy, conception, and growth. Included in the collection is an archive of familial trauma, an interrogation of a fertility deity, a catalogue of broken bones, and a still life rendered in prose.
creative nonfiction, essays, memoir, poetry, hybrid, still life, grief, eco-writing
Western Washington University
Subject – LCSH
Creative nonfiction; Still-life in literature; Still-life painting; Families
Academic theses; Creative nonfiction
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Pearlman-Warren, Gloria, "A Pound of Dirt in Spoonfuls" (2022). WWU Graduate School Collection. 1096.